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Welcome to CharlieMcCann.co.uk


Welcome to the blog of Charlie McCann, former talkSPORT racing correspondent for the best part of a decade and tipster and sports betting industry expert with over 17 years of experience of working for major bookmakers.

I'll be bringing you my free daily racing tips ahead of the following day's action and mid-morning updates in lieu of going changes and significant market movers. I will also preview all the major sporting events in football, cricket and NBA.

My thoughts and opinions are just that and I will make no guarantees, but we won't lose for want of trying!

Welcome aboard.

Charlie

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Latest Betting Articles

Charlie McCann tips

Mohaafeth to land the Newmarket finale

Doncaster Racecourse
13 April 2021

Glory And Honour to maintain good run of form for Lacey yard

The flat season moves up a gear with the start of the three-day Craven Meeting from Newmarket this afternoon. Note ITV are only broadcasting from the track on Wednesday and...

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11 April 2021

Sycamore to fell his rivals at Windsor

It was inevitable that a female jockey would one day win the Grand National, but Saturday’s stunning victory for the incomparable duo of trainer Henry De Bromhead and Rachel Blackmore...

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9 April 2021

Any Second Now to give Father Ted more National glory

I'm still coming to terms with the fall two out of Coppperless at the second last in Friday's finale. The Racing Post suggest he would have been involved in the...

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8 April 2021

Well handicapped Copperless to land Aintree finale

There was the prospect of a wintry shower overnight at Aintree, but the ground should be as advertised – good to soft – for another wonderful day’s racing on Merseyside....

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7 April 2021

Destrier to land the Red Rum for Skeltons

Four successive Grade 1 contests to start the Grand National meeting from Aintree this afternoon and we begin with the Manifesto Novices’ Chase over two-and-a-half miles. Irish raider The Shunter...

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Sports Betting Tips & News

Having been a sports nut all my life, and having my playing career curtailed by chronic arthritis, I was fortunate enough to become a racing tipster/correspondent for talkSPORT for almost a decade before working in the betting and gaming industry for the best part of 20 years.

I have been fortunate enough to spend a lot of my working life studying horse racing betting form, watching countless hours of sport and researching betting markets to find value bets on a range of sporting events although horseracing would form the majority of my own bets.

I would say that handicap chases are my specialism over jumps and I usually concentrate on races over a mile and above on the flat. I know a number of racing professionals who feel sprint handicaps can be very profitable on the level, but I tend to swerve them on a day-to-day basis save the major flat meetings.

I bet in small stakes these days and, although it remains a passion, it's first and foremost a hobby, but I would like like to think my humble opinion will enhance your betting entertainment and experience and this site exists for that reason.

Free Daily Horse Racing Tips

Horse racing has always been my biggest betting interest. It's rare that a day goes by where I haven't had an interest in a race. I'll review races daily and will post my daily horse racing tips the afternoon/evening before racing goes ahead. I hope to provide tomorrow’s market movers the day before racing.

But we know things can change and the more knowledge we have the more informed and profitable it will become. Thus, I'll post regular updates with going news, market moves and updated recommendations throughout the day.

Football Betting

You may be aware that I am a fervent Evertonian, but I'm also a huge football fan in general and watch many leagues and competitions. I will also be posting my regular football betting thoughts especially on the Premier League and major European competitions. It can be quite niche, player bookings, correct scores or even man of the match - but it's all based on research and hopefully will net us a profit.

Online Sports Betting

I will be posting my thoughts on all major sporting events that I have an opinion on especially cricket, darts and golf. I've made some good profit on cricket over the years and made some close friends in the darts world. I'll share any bets I fancy. I hope they're lucky for you.

Responsible Gambling

I couldn't write a betting blog without a section dedicated to responsible gambling. Betting can be addictive. As I said above, this site is intended as a resource to make betting more enjoyable and that's all.

Don't chase losses.

Set limits.

Enjoy.